melissa: i can't believe this. you're just gonna ruin my career? we'll speak on your behalf. none of this will have to come to light. other institutions will have you. am i just gonna pluck another thesis out of thin air? new question, new data? for six years, i did all the work that you didn't want to do. i slaved for you. for what? so that you three could take away everything i've ever worked for? no. no, i don't think so. (grunts) (sighs) where is she now? she packed up her office this morning. thank you. (phone ringing) hello? melissa walls, lieutenant caine. i told you people i don't know anything about janice potter's murder. melissa, i need your help with the dr. brusatti case. (chuckles) you think i'm a suspect. i'm not stupid. hello, phd here. yes, well, from what i understand, you didn't achieve distinction, and that you cheated.